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    Purchasing Administrator

    We are now recruiting for our client who is seeking a Purchasing Administrator/Buyer. The right candidate will play a crucial role in the office, overseeing product procurement, fostering strong supplier connections, and aiding in general administrative tasks. This position directly reports to the Directors and Office Manager, focusing on delivering effective administrative support to the team.

    Role and Responsibilities:

    • Handling incoming calls and serving as the initial point of contact.
    • Generating purchase orders based on requisitions provided by site managers.
    • Reviewing purchase requisitions in comparison to stock levels and purchasing cycles to ensure accurate procurement.
    • Distributing approved Purchase Orders promptly to the appropriate suppliers, aligning with their requirements and lead times.
    • Notifying site managers of daily expected deliveries, ensuring awareness and facilitating smooth goods receipt.
    • Ensuring timely and accurate delivery of all orders and addressing issues directly with suppliers when necessary.
    • Assisting the Estimating department in acquiring pre-tender quotations and resolving material specification concerns.
    • Verifying supplier invoices to align with order and delivery details, ensuring correct pricing according to Purchase Order and agreed terms.
    • Validating supplier prices to match negotiated terms and system entries, addressing discrepancies with suppliers as needed.
    • Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers, challenging proposed price increases, and negotiating price adjustments as required by the Company.
    • Tracking and organizing project information for all BREEAM/SKA projects.
    • Preparing and delivering Operation and Maintenance manuals for all projects.
    • Undertaking any additional administrative tasks as directed by the Line Manager or Directorate.

    If interested, please get in touch with Tom on 020 3008 5212 or click “Apply” to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

    Cavendish (Recruitment) Professionals Ltd are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we believe that inclusivity begins with the candidate experience. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of, gender, race, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief.

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